Thinking about starting a garden? Late April through early May is a great time to plant warm-season vegetables like tomatoes, cucumbers, and peppers. Don’t let mother nature trick you into planting too early. Here are some tips to keep in mind:

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Wednesday, March 25, 2020

It is so much cheaper to buy whole carrots, a bag of onions and a bunch of celery than buying them already cut up. Have you ever thrown out rotting vegetables because you didn’t use them fast enough? In this day and time we need to start thinking about how we can save money and cut down on w…

Editor’s Note: Chowan County Cooperative Extension is launching a new series called Home-Insteading. We’re focusing on educational topics that encourage at-home learning and hands-on activity. For more information about our local program and how to connect, visit chowan.ces.ncsu.edu . More o…

Editor’s Note: Chowan County Cooperative Extension is launching a new series called Home-Insteading. We’re focusing on educational topics that encourage at-home learning and hands-on activity. For more information about our local program and how to connect, visit chowan.ces.ncsu.edu . More o…

Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Every now and again. I will text my friends about something that happens at the Shepard-Pruden Memorial Library and write, “I didn’t learn about this in liberry skewl.”

In times of uncertainty some people delve into heavy cleaning and organizing to relieve their stress. Others let off steam with a vigorous workout or run. Some take to journaling or blogging. And then there’s those of us who cook up a storm.

Susan Nixon, director of the Chowan-Perquimans Smart Start program, has enjoyed her job for 20 years. On Monday, Feb. 25, she enjoyed it even more as she ate barbecue with Edenton Lions and thanked them for past contributions of time and treasure.

Wednesday, March 18, 2020

Khan Academy – Khan Academy, available at khanacademy.com, offers no-cost YouTube instructional videos in a wide range of content areas.

Edenton streets are a little quieter these days, except for those on a mission for toilet paper at Food Lion. As we all hunker down and lay low while waiting for the virus to abate it’s a good time to enjoy an easy meal at home.

Albemarle Regional Health Services announces its clinic schedule for the Chowan County Health Department, . 202 W. Hicks Street in Edenton, (482-6003). Hours are from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Chowan County Health Departments has a night clinic every Thursday from 5-7 p.m.

Charles A. Britton, city executive for Southern Bank of Edenton, recently won a raffle at regional meeting of the Lions Club in Greenville.

Wednesday, March 11, 2020

The staff at Vidant Chowan Hospital, along with Barbara Biggs, celebrated the Rev. Thomas Biggs’ 90th birthday on March 5.

The American Legion Auxiliary (ALA) Unit 40 of Edenton hosted the District 1 meeting Feb. 22, at the Post. The ALA State President and Vice President were there along with members from many of the other ALA Units in District 1 and visitors from District 2.